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Grignon Mansion

Date: 1947 

Description: View from hill looking down across fields at the property of Charles Grignon. Grignon Mansion in the background among trees, and beyond is the Fox River. O...

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Dredge Winneconne

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across water of the dredge "Winneconne" on the Fox River canal. Although undated the photograph was probably taken during the 1940s. The "Winneconne"...

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Grignon House

Date: 1951 ca.

Description: The Grignon house was built (at the later address of 1313 Augustine Street) in 1836 by Charles Grignon. Charles Grignon was the son of Augustin Grignon, on...

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Grignon Bedroom

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of a bedroom in the restored Charles A. Grignon House in Kaukauna. The bed has a tall Victorian headboard and is covered with a quilt. A toddler is po...

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"Hearthstone"

Date: 1974 

Description: "Hearthstone," a house built in 1880-1882 by paper mill owner Henry J. Rogers, was the first residence electrified from a centrally located hydroelectric p...

Date: 1948 ca.

Description: The Grignon house was built (at the later address of 1313 Augustine Street) in 1836 by Charles Grignon. Charles Grignon was the son of Augustin Grignon, on...

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: Elevated view from hill of the freight steamer "Cornucopia" loading hides at the Hammond Brothers warehouse, with Lawrence University buildings on the hill...

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Consolidated Paper

Date:  

Description: Smoke billowing from smokestacks at the Consolidated Paper plant. The river appears to be partially frozen, and snow is on the ground. Piles of logs, on th...

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Grignon House

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: The Grignon house was built (at the later address of 1313 Augustine Street) in 1836 by Charles Grignon. Charles Grignon was the son of Augustin Grignon, on...

Postcard

Main Hall

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Main Hall at Lawrence College.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Exterior view school, partly obscured by trees.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of factory built upon a shoreline.

Date: 1870 before

Description: Sketch of the Fox River, a train, the mill, a warehouse, and a steamboat.

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Date:  date unknown

Description: Peabody Hall, home of the Lawrence Conservatory of Music on the Lawrence University campus.

Date: 1886 

Description: First electric street railway service in Wisconsin.

Postcard

Lawrence College

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Lawrence College.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Postcard view of the campus and Main Building on the Lawrence University campus.

Date: 1957-05-07 

Description: Crowd of mourners at the funeral of Senator Joseph R. McCarthy outside St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church.

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DuCharme House

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Elevated view of foundation of the house built by Dominique DuCharme in 1790 and enlarged by Augustin Grignon after 1804. The Grignon family resided in the...

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